Travel Blogs from Alpine
Breakfast in Texas, lunch in New Mexico and supper in Arizona Stopped in to tombstone, neat place, a little off season so not all open yet. Had fun at Big Nose Kate's Saloon. This morning we found out we were on the edge of hurricane Manuel, flash flood warnings for west Texas, we dodged major rain till noon, then we were good. One small shower, then cleared up and rode into the sunset into ...
Warning: lots of cute doggie pictures!!
We got to Daddy and Linda's mid-afternoon. I was looking forward to emptying the car and taking showers. We were warmly greeted and the trip was off to a great start.
Every day was a good day. No matter what we did it was just good and everyone was content. A highlight for me was showing Linda the Wii and watching her play baseball. I hope Daddy gets up and plays too! We also showed them Netflix and how to use a new ...
lost the help sheet with contact number for the tour guide, but as
soon as we opened our bag it flew off into the canyon lost forever
with our map of the trail!! opps! We started walking the trail, with
lightening bolts shooting from the sky, however it was spectacular
watching it across the canyon. We could of easily of spent much more
time at the Canyon, the colour changed a lot as we went around the
corner to Angel Lodge , it was much ...
... because they would run away when you came into sight and keep on running until they were far away. It made things a but more challenging to get pictures of them. I loved seeing the saguaros, there were so many of them they kind of looked like people. I wanted to find one with a whole bunch of arms at the top and call it Medusa, but we didn't find one. The dying saguaros looked like bones which I thought ...
... 130 miles of trails that wind through this area. Back country camping is permitted but one must have a permit and there are a number of picnic areas throughout the park. Colossal Cave Mountain Park eleven miles to the southeast has cave tours, hiking and camping.
When we left this park we were going to go to Sabino Canyon in the northeast section of Tucson but the winds were picking up so we headed to ...